Small and mountainous ancient city, built in the gorge of Samaria, near the springs of the river, to 'Greek'. Developed in antiquity and in accordance with the tradition, the goddess was born Vritomartis from 'vrity' meaning 'sweet and' March which means girl-virgin, called Diktyna and daughter of Zeus. Statue kept in the museum of Chania. 1991 identified outdoor sanctuary with a source very close to the church of St. Nicholas. Still, found bronze and iron arrows and spearheads. This is the oracle of Apollo or the caduceus men. In the same environment he lived and worshiped nymph Akakalis.

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